Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
tall 高 (髙)
Parts:
tall, high, expensive
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
65 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 高 【コウ】 high, high school
  • 高校 【コウコウ】 senior high school, high school
  • 最高 【サイコウ】 best, supreme, wonderful, finest, highest, maximum, most, uppermost, supreme
  • 中高 【チュウコウ】 middle and high school, medium and high (level)

Kun reading compounds

  • 高い 【たかい】 high, tall, expensive, high-priced, high (level), above average (in degree, quality, etc.), loud, high-pitched, shrill
  • 高いびき 【たかいびき】 loud snoring
  • 高 【たか】 quantity, amount, volume, number, amount of money
  • 高い 【たかい】 high, tall, expensive, high-priced, high (level), above average (in degree, quality, etc.), loud, high-pitched, shrill
  • 威高 【いたか】 arrogant
  • 背高 【せいたか】 tallness, tall person
  • 高まる 【たかまる】 to rise, to swell, to be promoted
  • 高める 【たかめる】 to raise, to lift, to boost, to enhance

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 こ、 じょい、 た、 はか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gao1
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • alto
  • caro
  • sobresaliente
  • elevar
  • levantar

Portuguese

  • Caro
  • alto

French

  • haut
  • élevé
  • grand
  • cher
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
132 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
119 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
49 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5248 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
160 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
102 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1163 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
190 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
190 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
83 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1924 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2601 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
313 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45313 Morohashi
2097 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6796 New Nelson (John Haig)
307 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
329 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
135 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
193 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
449 2001 Kanji
2j8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-25-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ad8 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
hermit, wizard, cent
On:
センセント
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1157 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 仙 【セン】 hermit, wizard, wizardry
  • 仙 【セント】 cent (monetary unit)
  • 水仙 【スイセン】 daffodil (esp. Narcissus tazetta var. chinensis), narcissus
  • 黄水仙 【キズイセン】 jonquil (Narcissus jonquilla)
  • 仙 【セント】 cent (monetary unit)
  • 仙洞御所 【セントウゴショ】 palace of a retired emperor

Readings

Japanese names:
そま、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • ermitaño

Portuguese

  • Eremita
  • mago
  • centavo

French

  • ermite
  • magicien
  • centime
  • sacrum
1490 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1025 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1959 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1036 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
228 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1891 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2064 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1880 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
59 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
36 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
20 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
20 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
995 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
374 Morohashi
32 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
120 New Nelson (John Haig)
986 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1061 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1038 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2176 2001 Kanji
2a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2227.0 Four corner code
1-32-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ed9 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
turf, lawn
Kun:
しば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芝 【シバ】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【シバイ】 play, drama
  • 霊芝 【レイシ】 bracket fungus (Ganoderma lucidum), reishi mushroom

Kun reading compounds

  • 芝 【しば】 lawn, sod, turf
  • 芝居 【しばい】 play, drama
  • 高麗芝 【こうらいしば】 Korean lawn grass
  • 道芝 【みちしば】 roadside grass, roadside weeds, guidance (sometimes esp. referring to guidance in love), guidepost, guide, Chinese fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Readings

Japanese names:
こげ、 しは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • césped
  • hierba

Portuguese

  • gramado
  • relva

French

  • pelouse
  • gazon
1335 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
722 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
954 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
289 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2705 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30699P Morohashi
2180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1089 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1970 2001 Kanji
3k2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
4430.7 Four corner code
1-28-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
829d Unicode hex code